Communion refers to talking and sharing close and personal things with good friends, as well as to the church service where believers share bread and wine to symbolize the Last Supper of Christ.
a title used to refer to a member of the clergy
Pentecost refers to the event in the Bible (Acts 2) where the Holy Spirit appeared as tongues of flame resting on the Apostles, the followers of Jesus, and gave them the gift of tongues so they could preach the Word of God in different languages.
the group of people in a church.
unmerited compassion or forgiveness. In a Biblical context, it typically refers to the forgiveness Christ showed through the Crucifixion and Resurrection (where He died on the Cross to pay for our sins, then won victory over death by rising again).
characterized by acting without thinking.
bootleg liquor, usually homemade.
morbid; cynical; darkly humorous.
Typically, it is the part of the farm where the wheat is separated from the chaff by being beaten. In this context, it refers to the time and place in the pentecostal church where unbelievers "lay astonished beneath the power of the Lord," meaning that they are being purified so they can become believers.
refers to something that cannot be destroyed or removed.
another word for acting without thinking.
a person who preaches the gospel to people who don't attend church. Often refers to itinerant street preachers.
firmness of purpose; willpower.
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